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Marking the third successful satellite launch in just the past two years, Astrium Services announced on March 7th that Pléiades 1B is fully operational after only three months in space! Read More...

 

With the start of the month we welcome in April showers, blooming flowers and dreams of the Masters Tournament. This year's tournament starts April 11th and will feature all the big names in professional golf.  Read More...

 

 
Tips & Tech

In this, the second part of our examination of the mapping applications that changed the geospatial world, I pivot from last month's history lesson to the positive and negative impacts that Google Earth and Google Maps have had on our industry. Read More...

Have you ever wondered exactly how many satellites are orbiting our planet right now? How about the amount of space debris that is 'out there'? Read More...

This month I'm highlighting the Half the Sky Movement that works to bring awareness and resources to women and girls in developing countries with limited access to educational materials, medical resources and empowerment opportunities. Read More...

For as long as humankind has been on this planet we have looked to the stars with curiosity and reverence. This is where astronomical artists hit the scene. Read More...

The most recent map derived from Planck satellite data suggests that the Universe is actually older then the most recent estimates by 100 million years. Read More...

 
Product Updates
Have You Ever Wondered How Much Imagery High Resolution Satellites Collect? In this monthly piece, we pick a high resolution satellite, a time period and a geography, and then report key statistics on the total amount of imagery collected. Read More...
Monthly Update on Astrium GEO's Countrywide 2.5-meter SPOTMaps In this monthly article, we provide details on updates released each month to Astrium GEO's 2.5-meter (m) SPOTMaps product. Read More... 
Update on DigitalGlobe's Precision Aerial Imagery Program - USA & Europe Scheduled to be completed by mid-2013, this impressive dataset will cover more than 10 million square kilometers (sq km). Read More... 
 
Geography Matters

This month, we look the bloom of lavender fields in the French province, Alpes de Haute. Read More...

Ningbo's history is rich. Since the Tang Dynasty it has been a key port for the nation, and it has also become a major center for technology and development. Read More...

Sometimes progress involves unintended consequences. The Hanford Site, a decommissioned nuclear production facility, is a reminder of the costs that come along with our energy needs. Read More...

Researchers at universities in Portugal recently completed a study that examined the role of culture on the coasts of Portugal. Read More...

This month's News Snippets feature: graphene advancements, an online Planetarium, bracketology and GIS in Los Angeles. Read More...

Thank you for your readership. We look forward to bringing you the very best geospatial industry news each month. For more information on any of these articles, check out our blog where you can add comments and interact with other readers just like you.

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